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There are 7 ways to get from Boston to Hamilton by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly to Toronto, bus  •  5h 19m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Toronto (YYZ) BOS - YYZ
  2. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

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Bus  •  14h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Boston, MA to Toronto, ON OurBus
  2. Take the bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. 16 / ...

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Fly to Buffalo, shuttle, bus  •  7h 19m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Buffalo (BUF) BOS - BUF
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Buffalo Airport to Toronto Airport
  3. Take the bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.

Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Boston (BOS) to Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) BOS - YTZ
  2. Take the train from Exhibition GO to West Harbour GO

Train via New York  •  17h 9m

  1. Take the train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station Acela / ...
  2. Take the train from New York Penn Station to Aldershot VIA Rail

Train  •  17h 15m

  1. Take the train from Boston to Buffalo Depew Station Lake Shore Limited
  2. Take the train from Buffalo to Aldershot VIA Rail

Drive  •  8h 52m

  1. Drive from Boston to Hamilton 824.9 km

Boston to Hamilton by bus and walk

The journey time between Boston and Hamilton is around 14h 21m and covers a distance of around 983 km. This includes an average layover time of around 40 min. Operated by OurBus and GO Transit, the Boston to Hamilton service departs from Boston, MA and arrives in Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.. Typically two services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

2 Weekly Services
14h 21m Average Duration
$44 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Boston to Hamilton is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 14h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Boston to Hamilton is to fly and bus which costs $95 - $330 and takes 5h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Boston to Hamilton. However, there are services departing from Boston, MA and arriving at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. via Union Station Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 21m.

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The distance between Boston and Hamilton is 724 km. The road distance is 824.9 km.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hamilton without a car is to bus which takes 14h 21m and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5h 19m to get from Boston to Hamilton, including transfers.

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Boston to Hamilton bus services, operated by OurBus, depart from Boston, MA station.

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The best way to get from Boston to Hamilton is to bus which takes 14h 21m and costs $30 - $45. Alternatively, you can train via New York, which costs $130 - $550 and takes 17h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Boston Airport to Toronto Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 52m.

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Boston to Hamilton bus services, operated by GO Transit, arrive at Main St. W. @ Summers Ln. station.

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Map of how to get from Boston to Hamilton.
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  • Distance: 723.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 19m

What companies run services between Boston, MA, USA and Hamilton, ON, Canada?

You can take a bus from Boston to Hamilton via Toronto, ON and Union Station Bus Terminal in around 14h 21m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Boston to Hamilton via NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station, New York Penn Station, Aldershot, and Aldershot GO Bus in around 17h 9m.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Ottawa
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City via Montreal
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Newark
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Newark
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Toronto via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
4h 11m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Reagan Washington
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Porter Airlines
Website
flyporter.com
Flights from Boston to Billy Bishop Toronto City
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Boston to Buffalo
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Boston to Toronto
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Flights from Boston to Toronto via New York La Guardia
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $430
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Boston to Buffalo via Baltimore
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Train operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Train from Exhibition GO to West Harbour GO
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
GO Transit
Amtrak Acela

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Website
Amtrak Acela
Business Seat - Child 2-12
$45 - $170
Business Seat - Seniors and Active Military
$85 - $300
Business Seat - Adult
$95 - $330
First Class - Child 2-12
$130 - $250
First Class - Senior Citizens and Active Military
$240 - $450
First Class - Adult
$270 - $500
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-523-6590
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to NY Moynihan Train Hall at Penn Station
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $160
Schedules at
amtrak.com
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amtrak.com
Child 2-12 with paid adult
$26 - $85
Reserved Coach Seat
$45 - $160
Business Class Seat
$85 - $220
VIA Rail
Phone
+1 1 888 842-7245
Website
viarail.ca
Train from New York Penn Station to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
11h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$100 - $130
Business
$170 - $250
Economy
$140 - $170
EconomyPlus
$260 - $370
Train from Buffalo to Aldershot
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
VIA Rail
Escape
$25 - $40
Business
$86 - $91
Economy
$52 - $54
EconomyPlus
$60 - $90
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Boston to Buffalo Depew Station
Ave. Duration
11h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Amtrak
Coach Seat
$75 - $110
Premium
$320 - $440
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Seat
$150 - $220
Bus operators
GO Transit
Phone
+1 888-438-6646
Website
gotransit.com
Bus from Pearson Airport Terminal 1 to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Bus from Union Station Bus Terminal to Main St. W. @ Summers Ln.
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
GO Transit
Niagara Airbus
OurBus
Phone
+1 844-800-6828
Email
pr@ourbus.com
Website
ourbus.com
Bus from Boston, MA to Toronto, ON
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
ourbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Boston to Hamilton is 825 km. It takes approximately 8h 52m to drive from Boston to Hamilton.

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WestJet, Delta, United Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Boston Airport to Toronto Airport.

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The best way to get from Boston to Boston Airport is to bus which takes 0 min and costs $1 - $13.

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